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Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

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Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

November 28, 2018 0 comments

This year’s midterm elections boasted the highest voter turn-out rates in half a century — resulting in a major win for Democrats in the House of Representatives and significant strides in diversifying representation, especially for women of color.

Allums ’21: Is the Brown Promise enough?

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Allums ’21: Is the Brown Promise enough?

November 27, 2018 0 comments

Fall semester at Brown has invited the usual wave of prospective students crowding the entrance of the Stephen Robert ‘62 Campus Center before they embark on one of the highly recommended campus tours.

Meszaros GS: Centralize access to online tools

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Meszaros GS: Centralize access to online tools

November 26, 2018 0 comments

Preregistration for spring 2019 courses took place just a few weeks ago, a process that reminded me of the number of different online tools required to navigate my Brown education.

Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

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Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

November 18, 2018 0 comments

As the final provisional ballots from the 2018 midterm elections are counted, and the forecasted Democratic wave in the House becomes more precise (most likely a gain of at least 37 seats), the electoral significance can be parsed.

Rehmet ’20, Flynn ’20: Save the interdisciplinary appeal of public policy

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Rehmet ’20, Flynn ’20: Save the interdisciplinary appeal of public policy

November 15, 2018 0 comments

A week ago, Edward Steinfeld, director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, emailed development studies, international relations and public policy concentrators with an update on the proposed restructuring of Watson’s concentrations.

Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

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Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

November 14, 2018 0 comments

An amazing opportunity for Brown students is the exposure to people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and getting to learn from their experiences.

Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

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Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

November 14, 2018 0 comments

On my short walk to campus, I cross intersections with pedestrian traffic signals where the light has burnt out, where the light never changes and where the whole light pole has been turned to face away from the intersection.

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

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Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

November 12, 2018 0 comments

With the Democrats’ long-expected reclamation of the House of Representatives last week, President Trump and his allies certainly anticipate the beginning of a fierce Democratic backlash.

Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

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Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

November 12, 2018 0 comments

Democrats achieved a resounding victory in the 2018 midterm elections, which will allow them to seat enough party members to assume control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January.

Anthony ’22: (Im)Patience in Providence

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Anthony ’22: (Im)Patience in Providence

November 9, 2018 0 comments

I’ve never been a patient person. I often feel myself rushing: through tests in order to finish faster, through friendships by oversharing very early on, through books to get to the end.